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CTTVNewscene is a national award-winning, weekly broadcast news show produced, directed and presented by Radio, Television & Film students at San Diego City College. It is the flagship program of the new CTTV, which is expanding its programming in the spring 2021 semester to include a mid-week show for Instagram.

SDCCD Board of Trustees chose Carlos Turner Cortez as the new chancellor during a Zoom meeting.

VIDEO: SDCCD Board of Trustees appoints new chancellor, updates pandemic plan

Meeting was held virtually to cover business of the district
Laura Montano and Christopher Tapanes March 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting virtually via YouTube on March 25 at 4 p.m. The meeting highlighted the district’s updated COVID-19 action plan and the selection of the new SDCCD chancellor, Carlos Turner Cortez.
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AAPI supporter holding sign

VIDEO: SDCCD chancellor stands with AAPI community after violence in Georgia

The response comes after a recent series of mass shootings primarily targeting Asian-Americans
Ayo Elise, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll issued a statement in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community after a series of mass shootings in the Atlanta area.
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Crash under B Street bridge

VIDEO: Three victims identified in car crash under City College bridge

Local authorities are still searching for the families of two of the three men
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
Three unsheltered men killed earlier this week in a car crash near San Diego City College have been identified.
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Gavin Newsom

VIDEO: Gavin Newsom delivers State of the State amid recall effort

Next deadline in push to oust governor comes on Wednesday
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom delivered the State of the State Address at an empty Dodger Stadium Tuesday, focusing on uniting California a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Serra High School

VIDEO: Serra High School is changing its name after a unanimous school board vote

Kumeyaay Nation leaders supporting the move to Canyon Hill High
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2021
Serra High School is changing its name, mascot, and colors after a successful student petition and vote by the San Diego Unified School Board.
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Gavin Newsom and George Lopez

VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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Lentil soup and potato salad

VIDEO: A hearty lentil soup good anytime made from Hunger Action Day at City College

Are you up for the #citycookingchallenge? Share you best dish on social media
Jesus Lopez, Staff Writer March 2, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez was back at San Diego City College's Hunger Action Day. He made a lentil soup with the onions, potatoes and carrots from his box of donated food.
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Vaccine

VIDEO: FDA recommends Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine as eligibility expands in San Diego County

New vaccination sites opening in Otay Mesa and Lemon Grove
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene February 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Friday, a day before new sites open in San Diego County.
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#CityCookingChallenge

MAGAZINE: Tuna melt, with my grandma’s best potato salad recipe

#CityCookingChallenge kicks off with a make-at-home version of Panera's Pick 2
Jesus Lopez, Staff Writer February 22, 2021
#CityCookingChallenge kicks off with City Times reporter Jesus Lopez putting together a make-at-home version of Panera's Pick 2.
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City Talks

5 tips for self-care from the City College campus (with video)

City College’s administration shared how they relieve stress
Vicky Pineda, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene February 16, 2021
During convocation, the San Diego City College vice presidents’ had a conversation about self care. It was one of the questions that was brought up by Cesar Gumapas, during the City Talk Unscripted discussion, which is the campus version of Ted Talks.
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Christina Painton, Newcene

MAGAZINE: Newscene alumna makes move to professional ranks

Christina Painton, now a morning producer in Waco, Texas, was Newscene's executive producer last fall
Kathryn Gray, Contributor January 25, 2021
The same day the fall semester ended at San Diego City College, Newscene's Christina Painton started a new job as morning show producer in Waco, Texas.
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Joe Biden mask mandate

VIDEO: President Biden signs long list of executive actions in first 48 hours

President freezes student loans in first hours in office
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene January 23, 2021
Biden has been in office 48 hours and he has already rolled out almost 75 significant actions and policies. Here are the executive actions that could potentially impact City College students most.
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